Delicious prawn fry with homemade curry leaves masala that makes this recipe extremely outstanding! It’s wonderfully easy, great for accompaniment or even as a starter! The outbursting flavors of the prawns certainly are your most favorite one! It’s juicy and also incredibly amazing!

Curry leaves prawn fry- Juicy, tender prawns are cooked with freshly grounded curry leaves powder. Absolutely lip-smacking! Everything is under 15 mins! So go… grab the ingredients and indulge in it! 

Curry Leaves Prawn Fry in a PanWHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS TO MAKE 5 MINS CURRY LEAVES POWDER?

We have to saute all the above ingredients and pound to a  powder!

That’s it, Your brisk and easy Curry leaves powder is ready!

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CURRY LEAVES:

Curry leaves are packed with iron, calcium, and vitamins like vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E. It helps to fight diabetes, improve digestion, lowers cholesterol, natural remedy to beat anemia.

CAN I USE FROZEN PRAWN?

Yes, frozen prawns can also be used for this recipe. We should defrost them before cooking.

Defrosting Method:

  1. Empty a bag of prawns into a large glass bowl. Cover with cold water, stir and drain.
  2. Repeat
  3. Cover again with cool water, mix once more ( this keeps the prawn from clustering together making them harder to isolated) and lave for a couple of mins.
  4. After 15  mins or so, they are good to go.

Serving Suggestion:

This recipe can be served with Rice, Roti, Idly or Dosa.

Step By Step Prawn Fry with Curry Leaves: (serve 3) 

List of Ingredients used for curry leaves Prawn Fry

here is the Ingredients to make prawn curryleaves fry

Firstly clean and wash the prawn, devein them. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, and salt in an bowl

Firstly clean and wash the prawn, devein them. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, and salt

 

Mix masala & prawn well and keep it aside.

Mix them well and keep it aside.

LET’S MAKE CURRY LEAVES POWDER :

List of Ingredients to prepare Curry Leaf in a Plate

List of Ingredients to prepare Curry Leaf in a Plate

Heat up oil, any type of oil will work. If you have gingelly oil please go for it.

Heat up some oil, any kind of oil will work. If you have gingelly oil please go for it.

Heat the pan and add pepper, fennel, coriander, and coconut- let it sizzle for a few seconds

Firstly add pepper, fennel, coriander, and coconut- let it sizzle for a few seconds.

Then add curry leaves and dry red chilies saute for another few seconds.

Then add curry leaves and dry red chilies saute for another few seconds.

Saute until the curry leaves are crisp (Also make sure to keep an eye on the ingredients)

Saute until the curry leaves are crisp (Also make sure to keep an eye on the ingredients)

Bring them to room temperature and grind to a fine powder. Curry leaves powder is ready!!!

Bring them to room temperature and grind to a fine powder. Curry leaves powder is ready!

Add the curry leaves masala powder to the prawns.

Add the curry leaves masala powder to the prawns.

Squeeze some lemon juice, check for salt and mix until everything is combined.

Squeeze some lemon juice, check for salt and mix until everything is combined.

Heat up oil Fry pan and fry the prawn until its cooked

Heat up some oil Fry the prawn until its cooked

Fry untill drain out the oil and take the prawns out.

Drain out the oil and take the prawns out.

Similarly, fry all the prawns and keep aside.

Similarly, fry all the prawns and keep aside.

In the same pan, add mustard seeds, onions

In the same pan, add mustard seeds, onions

Saute until the onions are translucent(not to overcook here

Saute until the onions are translucent(not to overcook here)

Add a handful of curry leaves

Add a handful of curry leaves

Add the prawns and just Stir for few seconds!

Just Stir for few seconds!

Curry leaves Prawn fry is ready to be served!

Curry leaves Prawn fry is ready to be served!

 

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Curry Leaves Prawn Fry


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x

Description

Curry leaves prawn fry- Juicy, tender prawns are cooked with freshly grounded curry leaves powder. Absolutely lip-smacking! Everything is under 15 mins! So go… grab the ingredients and indulge in it! 


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Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 0.5 Grams Prawn
  • 1 tbs Ginger (Paste)
  • 1 tbs Garlic (Paste)
  • 1 tbs Lemon juice
  • 2 tbs Gingelly Oil
  • 1 piece Onions (medium size)
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Salt (as per taste)

To ground:

  • 1 Cup Curry leaf
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Pepper powder
  • 5 Dry red chillies (as per taste)
  • 2 pieces Coconut

Instructions

  1. Instruction:
  2. Wash the prawns several times, devein them.
  3. Marinate with ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, and salt.keep aside.

Let’s make curry leaves powder:

  1. Saute all the ingredients under the list “To ground” and bring to a room temperature and ground to a fine powder. (Do not add water)
  2. Add the ground curry leaves powder to prawns.
  3. Squeeze some lemon juice, check for salt. If you have time you can also marinate the prawns for 30 mins.
  4. Heat up some oil over a medium flame add the prawns and cook for 3 to 4 mins. Drain out the prawns. And keep it aside.
  5. In the same pan add sliced onions (saute the onions tills it’s translucent), add curry leaves and cooked prawn.
  6. Saute just for a minute.
  7. Serve it lemon wedges and sliced onions.

Notes

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CURRY LEAVES:

Curry leaves are packed with iron, calcium, and vitamins like vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E. It helps to fight diabetes, improve digestion, lowers cholesterol, natural remedy to beat anemia.

 Serving Suggestion:

This recipe can be served with Rice, Roti, Idly or Dosa.

Step By Step Prawn Fry with Curry Leaves: (serve 3)

  • Category: Appetiser, Lunch/ breakfast, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: south Indian

 

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  1. Prajakta says

    Hey Nithya, I’ve tried this one a couple of times now and it’s a hit in the family! Thanks for sharing.

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